Bringing it all back home

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14 Oct 2013

Chris Bannerman tells how he reluctantly became a key driver in a complex collaboration involving choreographers, dancers and academics from the UK, China and Taiwan.

Not out of Africa

Image of  Lillian Mbabazi leading a school workshop in Blackpool
23 Sep 2013

Working in partnership with a Ugandan arts organisation has been a fraught experience (an understatement) for Blackpool’s TramShed, but as Zac Hackett and Marge Ainsley report, they are not giving up.

More dancing

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16 Sep 2013

The government’s new primary sports funding will increase dance provision in primary schools. Sally Fort urges dance practitioners and companies to get involved.

Inspired to continue

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09 Sep 2013

To replace events previously run by Lincoln City Council, former member of the arts team Sara Bullimore founded the Lincoln Inspired festival. She tells the story so far.

Tight times

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09 Sep 2013

Arts Development UK’s latest survey on arts spending in local authorities in England and Wales reveals a "dramatic and changing picture". Pete Bryan and Judy Hughes set out their findings.

A grand partnership

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17 Jun 2013

The arts and higher education have been working together in a number of ways to the benefit of both sectors, says Sue Hoyle.

A rough guide to cultural tourism

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13 Jun 2013

Helen Palmer and Susie Stubbs describe how cultural tourism can work – and has worked in Manchester.

Prosperous partnerships

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06 Jun 2013

Collaborations with a yacht club, fishermen and many others are set to increase engagement in the arts in the Canterbury region. Lucy Johnson describes the ‘Prosper’ project.

RSA and ACE to push for better recognition of the arts

Peter Bazalgette
22 Mar 2013

The two are joining forces to kick-start a new conversation involving the arts sector and its stakeholders, aimed at convincing investors of the importance of cultural infrastructure.

Programming and partnerships

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07 Mar 2013

Ian Ritchie believes that the City of London Festival’s success over 50 years is based on taking programming risks and exploring creative partnerships.

Productive partnerships

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07 Mar 2013

Julian Rudd talks about his experience of partnership-working and why it is the backbone of the London Mela.

Reading from the same page

Young Musician
16 Oct 2012

Oldham Libraries and the Oldham Coliseum Theatre have been working together while the theatre undergoes rebuilding work. Andrea Ellison and Richard Hall provide different perspectives on their collaboration.

Planning vs localism

02 Jul 2012

Theresa Bergne considers the implications of national policy for public art at a local level, and describes the impact being felt in Bristol

New look

02 Jul 2012

In 2009, Monica Ferguson proposed to Arts Council England that what Milton Keynes needed was a 10-day festival to shake up the status quo and help visitors, residents and businesses look differently at one of the UK’s newest towns. She tells the story

The creativity gap

11 Jun 2012

Greg Klerkx explains how the legacy of Creative Partnerships is being carried on

Improvising mathematics

21 May 2012

Alex Fradera and Edmund Harriss explain how theatrical techniques can help improve communication skills, inspire collaboration and build a sense of community in mathematics students


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